31 Stars, 31 Days | Pam Grier

by Tim Gordon

31 Stars in 31 Days, MY version of TCM’s Summer Under the Stars. 12 films from one actor, spotlighting an entire day of programming.

August 2: Pamela Suzette Grier (born May 26, 1949) achieved fame for her starring roles in a string of 1970s women in prison and blaxploitation films for American International Pictures and New World Pictures, most notably Coffy (1973) and Foxy Brown (1974). Her other films during this period included The Big Doll House (1971), Women in Cages (1971), The Big Bird Cage (1972), Black Mama, White Mama (1973), Scream Blacula Scream (1973), The Arena (1974), Sheba, Baby (1975), Bucktown (1975), and Friday Foster (1975).

Recommended Films

*Foxy Brown
*Jackie Brown
*Sheba, Baby
*Friday Foster
*Ghosts of Mars
*Black Mama, White Mama
*Mars Attacks!
*Original Gangstas
*Beyond the Valley of the Dolls

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